…tween lines of text, generally improving readability in exchange for screen real estate. As a rule, leading should be about 30% more than the character height for good readability.
…lendar app used to look like a physical calendar and UI buttons used to look like physical buttons. But as soon as users got used to touch screens, such metaphors weren’t needed any more and this style went away. It was time to go flat.
Skeuomorphism wasn’t just an arbitrary design trend, it played an important role in usability. When touch screen devices were fairly new to many users, designers had to make sure users would un…